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Artur Rubinstein and Catherine McLeod
Artur Rubinstein playing piano in a studio with Catherine McLeod standing next to the piano. Rubinstein and McLeod are looking at each other and smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Artur Rubinstein and Kenneth Glancy
Classical pianist Artur Rubinstein and RCA Records president Kenneth Glancy sitting at a dining table talking. Rubinstein is holding one hand to his ear and smiling while looking forward. Glancy is looking to the side and smiling., May 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Press release attached to photo.
Ava Gardner and Burt Lancaster in "The Killers"
The atomic glow in the western sky isn't from Bikini. It's coming from Hollywood where Ava Gardner has been making love to Burt Lancaster in Mark Hellinger's production of "The Killers." Based on the Ernest Hemmingway story, the film is full of danger and dramatics, violent romance and rugged action. It's a kiss of death Ava gives to Lancaster, since he, playing the role of Swede, is a bank robber and mobster who comes to a bullet-ridden end because of her. Lancaster makes his first film appearance in "The Killers." He is an ex-circus acrobat, ex-G.I. and ex-Broadway actor who is co-starred with Ava and Edmond O'Brien in the Hellinger production (from photo caption)., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed in USA - Copyright 1946, Universal Pictures, Inc. - Permission granted for newspaper and magazine reproduction.
Ava Gardner and Burt Lancaster in "The Killers"
Ava Gardner and Burt Lancaster celebrated completion of their starring roles in Mark Hellinger's production of Hemingway's "The Killers" with a day at Santa Monica Beach. Sultry Ava, born in North Carolina and raised bare-foot, challenged ex-circus acrobat Lancaster to a hand-lock race which ended in a dead heat. "The Killers" is Burt's first motion picture and his portrayal of tragic Swede is expected to boost him to overnight stardom (from photo caption)., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed in USA - Copyright 1946, Universal Pictures, Inc. - Permission granted for newspaper and magazine reproduction.
Ava Gardner in "The Killers"
Ava Gardner, that long-limbed and lovely lass from the South who is getting her best acting opportunity to date in Mark Hellinger's production of "The Killers" at Universal Studio, is a gal with a problem. Only 21, she hasn't made up her mind whether a home and home life are more important than her career - or vice versa. Currently separated from band leader Artie Shaw, her second husband (Mickey Rooney was her first), she and Shaw found that her working hours from early morning to evening and his night-time orchestra hours were just not conducive to domestic happiness. Ava co-stars with Edmond O'Brien and screen find Burt Lancaster in "The Killers" (from photo caption)., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed in USA - Copyright 1946, Universal Pictures, Inc. - Permission granted for newspaper and magazine reproduction.
Axel Stordahl
Axel Stordahl looking forward and holding his arms up to conduct. Stordahl is wearing a pinstripe suit and patterned tie., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White markings on photo for print transfer.
Axel Stordahl and Frank Sinatra
Axel Stordahl and Frank Sinatra sitting on stools in a CBS radio station. Stordahl is looking down at papers he is holding. Sinatra is looking at Stordahl and grinning., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photograph.
B.B. King
Publicity photo of B.B. King playing guitar on stage. King is holding one arm up in the air and looking to the side with eyes closed., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Sidney A. Seidenberg, Inc., Direction-Management, 1414 Avenue of the Americas, New York, 10019, 212-421-2021, Telex: 126397 AEGIS.
B.B. King tasting broccoli
Blues singer B. B. King is hardly blue as he sizes up the broccoli he sets a' simmering during his guest spot on the premiere program of "Feeling Good," the new prime-time health series that debuts November 20 on the 250 Public Broadcasting Service stations (8pm EST, 7 Central). King, an amateur chef, sings the praises of using the "pot liquor" when cooking vegetables because the liquid contains valuable nutrients. "Feeling Good," a series of 26 one-hour programs, is considered the most ambitious effort ever undertaken by television to inform and motivate viewers towards healthier living. The shows make their health points in a variety of entertaining and dramatic ways: comedy, satire, songs, animation, and short documentaries. It is the first program for adults to be produced by CTW, creator of "Sesame Street" (from photo caption)., No date; likely between 1975 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Baby Dodds playing drums
A photograph from above of Baby Dodds playing drums during a studio session. Dodds is seated and looking down while holding drum sticks up., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bam Brown, Zutty Singleton, Dick Powell, and Slim Gaillard
Bam Brown, Zutty Singleton, Dick Powell, and Slim Gaillard laughing and talking in a recording studio. Brown is holding a double bass and shaking hands with Powell. Singleton is looking forward and smiling. Gaillard is holding a paper and looking down with a surprised expression., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bam Brown, Zutty Singleton, Oscar Levant, and Slim Gaillard
Bam Brown, Zutty Singleton, Oscar Levant, and Slim Gaillard standing shoulder to shoulder. All are wearing dark suits and smiling. Gaillard is holding a paper with "Cement Mixer" printed on it., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White and red markings on photo for print transfer.
Barbara Carroll
Angled headshot of Barbara Carroll leaning forward and looking ahead. Carroll is wearing a black dress and hooped earrings., No date; likely between 1955 and 1960, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand sitting and looking down at music while singing in a recording studio. Streisand is wearing a light colored suit jacket and large necklace., No date; likely between 1965 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Press release attached to photo.
Barbra Streisand singing
Low angle photograph of Barbra Streisand looking to the side and singing while holding a microphone. Streisand is wearing a linen blouse and headband., No date; likely 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Press release attached to photo.
Barney Bigard and musicians rehearsing
Ed Garland playing bass, Barney Bigard playing clarinet, Dave Dexter looking down and smiling, Zutty Singleton (drummer) standing and grinning, Norman Bowden playing trumpet, Bud Scott (guitarist) standing in back and smiling, Fred Washington (pianist) standing with arms slightly raised, and Shorty Haughton playing trombone during a studio rehearsal., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Barney Bigard and musicians rehearsing
Bud Scott playing guitar, Ed Garland playing bass, Shorty Haughton playing trombone, Barney Bigard playing clarinet, Fred Washington seated and playing piano, Norman Bowden playing trumpet, and Zutty Singleton (drummer) standing next to musicians in a studio while rehearsing music., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Two copies of print.
Barney Bigard and musicians rehearsing
Ed Garland playing bass, Barney Bigard playing clarinet, Dave Dexter looking down and smiling, Zutty Singleton (drummer) looking to the side and smiling, Norman Bowden playing trumpet, Bud Scott holding a guitar and smiling, Fred Washington (pianist) wearing a tie and smiling, and Shorty Haughton playing trombone during a studio rehearsal., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Barney McDewitt
Barney McDewitt holding a pencil in one hand and looking forward while smiling. McDewitt is wearing a tweed jacket and sweater vest., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Barry Ulanov
Barry Ulanov standing next to an unidentified woman. Both are looking forward and smiling. Ulanov is wearing a light colored suit jacket and striped tie., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White markings on photo for print transfer.
Barry White
Publicity photo of Barry White looking forward and smiling. White is holding one hand up to his chest and is wearing a white suit jacket and shirt with large collar., No date; likely between 1975 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bart Varsalona
Bart Varsalona playing the trombone while in the ocean water at the beach. Varsalona is chest deep in water and facing to the side., No date; likely between 1951 and 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Beatles
The Beatles (Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon, Ringo Starr) wearing jackets and scarves while smiling and standing diagonally against a wall, looking over the shoulder of each person ahead., 1968, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Beatles
Publicity print of The Beatles (Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon, Ringo Starr). Right side of print features a photo in the studio with all musicians holding their instruments. Left side of print features a photo and of the Beatles walking off a TWA plane, arriving for a performance at the Hollywood Bowl., 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Info on performance schedule on back of print.
Beatles at press conference
The Beatles (Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon, Ringo Starr) sitting at a table with microphones, with their press officer, Derek Taylor, standing behind them during a press conference in Kansas City, Missouri. Several unidentified people are sitting and facing the Beatles., September 17, 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Beatles at press conference
A photograph from the side of the Beatles (Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon, Ringo Starr) sitting at a table with microphones, with their press officer, Derek Taylor, standing behind them during a press conference in Kansas City, Missouri., September 17, 1964, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Beatrice Kay
Headshot of Beatrice Kay in a 3/4 turn, looking forward with a neutral expression. Kay is wearing a black lace dress and large pendant necklace., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Performance info included in attached release.
Ben Grauer
Headshot of Ben Grauer turned to the side and facing forward with a neutral expression. Grauer is wearing a jacket and striped bowtie., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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